Francona approaches 1,000-win milestone
Francona currently has 999 career managerial wins, including 714 with Boston since 2004. He collected 285 victories managing the Philadelphia Phillies from 1997 to 2000.
Francona would join seven other active skippers to reach the 1,000-win mark: Tony LaRussa (2,690), Jim Leyland (1,546), Dusty Baker (1,453), Bruce Bochy (1,331), Davey Johnson (1,157), Mike Scioscia (1,034) and Jack McKeon (1,026).
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